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Oral history interview with Erika Weingarten

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.45 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0045

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    Oral history interview with Erika Weingarten


    Interview Summary
    Erika Weingarten (née Mosler), born on October 9, 1918 in Berlin, Germany, discusses her childhood in Berlin; her assimilated family life; her education; the few instances of antisemitism she experienced; her family's decision to send her out of Germany to attend school in Switzerland and her experiences there; her journey in August 1939 to Great Britain, where she reunited with her parents; their immigration to the United States in March 1940; the work she performed; her continued education; passing as Swiss when she tried to get work; her trips to Europe in later years and the closure she experienced; and her thoughts about the German people.
    Erika Weingarten
    interview:  1999 June 30
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (Hi8) : sound, color ; 8mm.

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    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Erika Weingarten on June 30, 1999. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the tape of the interview from the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project in October 1999.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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